ECOLOGICAL PLANNING FOR LAND USE
Jiang Lin (Beijing Municipal Research Institute of Environmental Protection)
Ecological Planning for Land Use was developed by Prof. McHarg, University of Pennsylvania in late 60's. This technique can incorporate the socio-economic and environmental factors into land use planning, which is different from the traditional land use planning. The crucial technique of Ecological Planning is Land Suitability Analysis and Land Carrying Capacity Analysis. In this paper, several useful technigues are reviewed in historic order.